Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services (Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services)

The Institute of Banking (TBC)
Key Programme Details
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Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services (UCD)

NFQ Level

Level 9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

30

General Information
Contact

Aisling Kellegher

Email

education@iob.ie

Phone

01 611 6500

Address

1 North Wall Quay
IFSC
Dublin 1

Important Dates
Application Deadline

08/09/2020

Start Date

05/10/2020

End Date

30/09/2021

About this Course

The Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services seeks to develop a strategic sensibility and leadership skills to enable students to interrogate data to solve complex problems, formulate policy and strategy and implement changes. These transversal skills are key enablers to support transformation and innovation in the financial services sector.

The programme will provide students with a strategic analysis toolkit to enable them to evaluate and formulate business strategy. The programme will include a data perspective to enable graduates critically assess key data, and develop key strategic measures for the business. Finally, the programme will cover the key skills required to effectively manage a strategy implementation programme and associated change management.

Objectives

The aim of the Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services is to provide graduates with a specific skill set to build on their prior learning, augment their technical knowledge and competencies and up skill/ re-skill them to deal with the key changes and challenges facing their organisations and sector. The programme will provide a strategic lens through which students can integrate their technical knowhow in the provision of organisation-wide solutions, solve complex problems and formulate and implement strategy and change in a dynamic business environment.

Entry Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services programmes must possess:
a) An Honours degree (second class honours grade 2 award or higher)

OR

b) Significant professional experience in financial services in a senior management role (level of experience to be considered on a case-by-case basis)

Long Description

The Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services will focus on the theory and practice underpinning strategy design, development and implementation. It seeks to develop graduates ability to ascertain and analyse the key drivers that shape and contribute to a firm’s superior performance (competitive advantage) in the marketplace.

The programme seeks to develop a strategic sensibility and leadership skills to enable students to interrogate and use technical skills to interrogate data to solve complex problems, formulate policy and strategy and implement changes. These transversal skills are key enablers to support transformation and innovation in the financial services sector.

The programme will provide students with a strategic analysis toolkit to enable them to evaluate and formulate business strategy. The programme will include a data perspective to enable graduates critically assess key data, and develop key strategic measures for the business. Finally, the programme will cover the key skills required to effectively manage a strategy implementation programme and associated change management.

Why Choose This Course

You can see the full programme details at https://iob.ie/programme/strategic-management

Timetable Info

Timetable information will be available before the beginning of each trimester. All webinars and workshops will all be recorded and made available, if you are unable to attend live.

Delivery Notes

Online delivery

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Aisling Kellegher

Address

1 North Wall Quay
IFSC
Dublin 1

Phone

01 611 6500

Email

education@iob.ie

Application Procedures

Places will be offered on a first come; first served basis (contingent on applicant eligibility).